Category: Locusts

Millions of locusts swarm Trinidad, infesting homes, plaguing residents and devastating crops

The people of Princes Town have been living in a horror movie for the past two weeks. The Moruga locusts (Coscineuta virens) have swarmed by the millions, munching through fruit trees and ornamental plants, and threatening to destroy acres of crops in surrounding farmlands. Cars driving through the area are often covered by the insects, […] Read More

Passover: New Wave of Locust ‘Plague’ Hits Africa, This Time it’s 20 Times Bigger

A locust plague up to 20 times larger than a wave two months earlier is threatening to devastate parts of East Africa. January and February saw the worst locust outbreak some countries had seen in 70 years, with crops and farmland ravaged across much of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia. But now, amid a global coronavirus pandemic, a second, much bigger round of […] Read More

Saudi Arabia Uses Pesticide to Kill Locust But Unfortunately Camels also Died

Scenes of a dead camel. Hours ago, social media abuzz with allegations that these are “the achievements of the Ministry of Agriculture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They sprayed palm trees with deadly pesticides to eradicate the locust … so I ate camels from the leaves … camels died and the locusts remained.” These […] Read More

Horrifying Plague of Locusts Attacks Middle East Darkening the Skies

The worst plague of locusts in 70 years is currently ravaging East Africa. In recent days, the insects spread to South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania, after having devastated crops throughout Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The biblical plague has also engulfed Pakistan, India and is approaching the border to China, where thousands of starving ducks are waiting to eat […] Read More

China Sends 100,000 Ducks to Battle 400 Billion Locust

As 400 billion locusts approach China from the India-Pakistan border… 100,000 “duck troops” are gathering to prepare for the potential emergency and devour the insect plague. China is massively hit by the coronavirus. But another plague is about to hit the Middle Kingdom: Locusts, billions of locusts, currently wreaking havoc in East Africa, Pakistan and […] Read More

Apocalyptic Locust Plague Heading Towards Saudi Arabia and Egypt Repeating Biblical Event

The massive plague of locusts that has left a trail of destruction across Africa has made its way across the Red Sea coast and has set their sights on Egypt and Saudi Arabia.  as the swarm were reportedly spotted close to Eastern Equatoria on the South Sudanese border with Kenya and Ethiopia, suggesting they are heading northbound […] Read More

What Allowed Locusts to Multiply by the Millions? Plague Spreads Far Beyond Africa Across Middle East to China

The plague of locusts that is marching through Africa is also invading other continents as well. While billions of the locusts are ravaging East Africa and devastating crops, massive groups of the insects are also swarming through the Middle East. There have been reports in countries like Yemen, Iran and Pakistan, even into India, as […] Read More

Apocalyptic Locust Plague Now Reaches China

The apocalyptic locust swarm that has recently devoured millions of acres of crops across East Africa destroying food supplies across Kenya, Somalia, and Ethiopia have now reached the Chinese border after crossing the Red Sea into Europe and Asia in recent days. This now makes two plagues that are taking place simultaneously, in China. As if the Coronavirus […] Read More

Entire fields of crops devoured in seconds by locusts in Kenya

As the locusts plague continues to devastate parts of Africa, we continue to get more and more devastating reports from the country and the latest is that in Kenya, locusts are devouring entire fields of crops in as little as 30 seconds leaving many farmers so traumatized that they are contemplating suicide as their entire […] Read More